Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Two PIO writers on FT book award list

Two Indian-origin writers figure in the long-list of 18 books for nominated for the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award.

The award, which is in its sixth year, aims to identify the book providing the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues, including management, finance and economics.

The two books by Indian-origin writers are 'The Art of Choosing', by Sheena Iyengar published by Little, Brown, Twelve/Hachette Group and 'Fault Lines:How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy', by Raghuram Rajan published by Princeton University Press.

A shortlist of six books determined by this year's judging panel will be announced on 16 September and the winner will be announced at Award Dinner in New York on 27 October.

The winning author will receive 30,000 pounds and other shortlisted authors will each receive 10,000, pounds an increase of 5,000 pounds over previous years.

Full report here Deccan Herald

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